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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 73: Obtaining goods under false pretences

Section 73. Whoever, with intent to defraud, by a false pretence of carrying on business and dealing in the ordinary course of trade, obtains from any person goods or chattels shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than five years or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars and imprisonment in jail for not more than two years.